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Red Underwing
Catocala nupta
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Clifden Nonpareil
Catocala fraxini

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2451 / 72.076
=Blue Underwing
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
This is the Victorian collector's classic all-time favourite, the 'Blue Underwing'.
Former resident in the Norfolk Broads in the early 1930's.
Immigrants recorded mainly in Sept.

Please note records will not be accepted without confirmation. Photo showing the blue underwing required.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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The Clifden Nonpareil in Norfolk 1976 - E.A. Ellis. Ent. Rec. 88. 1976.
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
21/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/10/2018127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
29/08/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/08/2015127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 41-48mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Aspen, poplars
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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